$48 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 4, 2015 Check-out: May 5, 2015

Bloc Hotel Birmingham

3 stars
View map of St. Paul's, Caroline Street, Birmingham, B3 1UG

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
6 reviews
Great hotel, smart concept!

I love the whole concept. The room was clean and comfortable. The whole infrastructure has a fresh... See full review

  • Billy Bob Perez
  • Dec 3, 2014
Great couples break

Hotel was great, very good value for money.staff very friendly and helpful and very happy that Bloc... See full review

  • The serpant
  • Feb 21, 2015
When it comes to staying in a city hotel there are a couple of ways to go. Either you choose budget or boutique. You know what you're getting with both. But that probably means you've made a compromise somewhere along the way. Good news, there is another way. It's absolutely possible to get luxury on a budget. You just need to apply a little creative thinking. Hotel adapted building techniques and technology from around the globe, including Japan, where it's common for hotel rooms to be built off site then stacked and wrapped to compliment their environment. Hotel have brought some of that wisdom to the UK so that building a Bloc takes less than half the time of a traditionally built hotel. That's not all. Hotel commissioned some studies to ask guests exactly what they want. One of the findings was that during short stays guests don't normally unpack their bags, removing the need for excessive storage facilities and desk space. They also told hotel that they prefer not to eat in budget hotels, so hotel build Blocs close to nice restaurants and bars so that they're easy for guests to access them. All of this means significant savings. Savings hotel can pass on, giving you the things you really want from your stay with the hotel. Things like really powerful drench showers, super fast Wi-Fi, luxury linen, state-of-the-art flat screen HD LED TVs, plus fresh locally sourced pastries and Nespresso coffee from self-serve machines. Don't just take the word for it. Hotel called on some expert help from a Scandinavian sleep institute, to help determine exactly what temperature is right for the perfect night's sleep (18 to 20 degrees is the accepted optimum temperature with 40% humidity). The air conditioning technology ensures the environment is just right at all times. Use of specialist sound insulation and noise reduction materials, along with luxurious cotton sheets make the rooms extremely comfortable spaces to be in. There's an Italian tiled wet room and drench shower, which allows perfect temperature control and a water pressure way in excess of industry standards. Then there's your connection to the world outside. Hotel fitted super-fast Wi-Fi, and the latest 32inch inch HD LED flat screen TVs. Let's not forget the bed. Every room has a top of the range king size double mattress with pocket spring geometry. Hotel made it easy to store your luggage underneath as well, with some clever space-saving design. Your sleep haven is then finished off with some multi layered Artemide ambient lighting, ensuring that your stay is a relaxing, comfortable and memorable experience.

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Bloc Hotel Birmingham Rooms

STANDARD - DOUBLE
With a large bed and air conditioning, rooms also feature multi-layered Artemide ambient lighting. Each room also has a sleek Italian-tiled shower room with a power shower. These rooms do not have a window. Room Facilities include: Air Conditioning, Work Desk, Heating, Soundproofing, Tiled / Marble floor, Shower, Toilet, Bathroom, LCD /Plasma /Flat-screen TV.
SUPERIOR - DOUBLE
With a large bed and air conditioning, these rooms also feature a window and multi-layered Artemide ambient lighting. Each room also has a sleek Italian-tiled shower room with a power shower. Room Facilities include: Air Conditioning, Work Desk, Heating, Soundproofing, Tiled / Marble floor, Shower, Toilet, Bathroom, LCD /Plasma /Flat-screen TV.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Services
Laundry service
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking

Nearby points of interest

  • The Pen Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of the Jewellery Quarter: 0.4 mi
  • International Convention Center: 0.4 mi
  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Brindleyplace: 0.4 mi
  • Hall of Memory: 0.5 mi
  • National Sea Life Center: 0.5 mi
  • St. Phillip's Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Victoria Square: 0.5 mi
  • Birmingham Town Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Crescent Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Electric Cinema: 0.7 mi
  • Alexandra Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • NIA Birmingham: 0.7 mi
  • The Pen Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of the Jewellery Quarter: 0.4 mi
  • International Convention Center: 0.4 mi
  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Brindleyplace: 0.4 mi
  • Hall of Memory: 0.5 mi
  • National Sea Life Center: 0.5 mi
  • St. Phillip's Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Victoria Square: 0.5 mi
  • Birmingham Town Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Crescent Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Electric Cinema: 0.7 mi
  • Alexandra Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • NIA Birmingham: 0.7 mi
  • Moor Street Railway Station: 0.8 mi
  • Aston University: 0.8 mi
  • Digbeth: 0.9 mi
  • St. Martin in the Bull Ring: 0.9 mi
  • Birmingham Hippodrome: 0.9 mi
  • Birmingham Back to Backs: 0.9 mi
  • Thinktank Planetarium: 0.9 mi
  • The Giant Screen at Millenium Point: 1 mi
  • O2 Academy Birmingham: 1.2 mi
  • Aston: 1.3 mi
  • Birmingham New Street Station: 1.3 mi
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses: 1.6 mi
  • Edgbaston: 1.8 mi
  • Edgbaston Cricket Ground: 1.8 mi
  • Aston Hall: 2 mi
  • Midlands Arts Center: 2.2 mi
  • Winterbourne House and Garden: 2.3 mi
  • Birmingham City University: 2.4 mi
  • Cannon Hill Park: 2.4 mi
  • Barber Institute of Fine Arts: 2.6 mi
  • University of Birmingham: 2.7 mi
  • Cadbury World: 4.1 mi
  • Erdington: 4.1 mi
  • Great Barr: 4.9 mi
  • Castle Bromwich: 5.6 mi
  • NEC Birmingham: 8.4 mi
  • National Motorcycle Museum: 8.9 mi
  • Birmingham Delta Force Paintball-Beechwood: 9.3 mi
  • Chamberlain Square: 3,459 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Bloc Hotel Birmingham

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
2 out of 6
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Review of Bloc Hotel Birmingham

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Billy Bob Perez
Business
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dec 3, 2014

Great hotel, smart concept!

I love the whole concept. The room was clean and comfortable. The whole infrastructure has a fresh appearance. Great value!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Bloc Hotel Birmingham

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Karl90
Business
Minnesota
Jan 23, 2013

Great Value

Bloc Hotel hotel offers nice, but very small, rooms at a low price. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

I recommend eating breakfast at Pickwick's, about two blocks away from the hotel.

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